TThT The NESYILLE Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance, oj The Great Smoky Mountains National Park Seventh year NO. 32 Twenty Pages WAYNESVILLE, N. O, THURSDAY AUGUST 7, 1941 JL50 la Advance ia Haywood and Jackson Coos the mm In Mountaineer -WAV A a!7 Vj05 Needed To Operate ('Departments Of Coun- wtative budget sp'iitted i i r.nvrnment " nmia- JOOU Raleieh recen by T. to, county audi and tater approve them, jjilly adopted by eoun . heir J on and both mLssioner cere. 3J Jiouuoj. kndeet nas uecu nfoation of $23,000, ut at 11.5. the same amount as oi ,st three years. '--JJ'--'- itor Cathey has s BU,U ns 9ft to finance the va- Apartments of the county kment. .' . - ' otted for the various af the count a e the follow- hi Fund . 37,603.50 Fund bug runa . " '. fcrvice Fund iwo,o.ou !!t Fund 420.31 mm a A tn t til Fund - 7js.o in Assist. Fund 16,795.75 loDpendent children 5,886.75 kit department til levy fund 13,064.00 jolfund, current ex. 35.886.00 Cl outlay 23,000.00 swvice 126Z6 U (Ti.rteT district 23.263.00 ,.$507,605.90 t Of Draftees o Will Answer j tin inft iMni t selectees Tiave been call krough the local draft board the Waynesville area, leaving on Friday the 15th. less there are some volun the following is a complete of the drafted men who will ttt the call on the 18th, ac- to the board: Ernest B. fcms, Troy Lee Ferguson, William Boyd, Glenn Robert m, Fred Alley Wyatt, Homer Smith. 1 w Samuel Jack Liner. James Fl Palmer. Robert Britt Win, Cordell Lewis Bradley. 1 Retodd Massie. Arthur 4 Thirchfield, Troy James Noil Robert Medford Fnl- h Glenn Rathbone, and Dee wne. -' stmasters Of ;h District To et Here the 9th Men -of the 11th district of F Carolina division of the Na- Ajsociation of Prwtmtr iId a meeting here at R o'rlocV m nun ui me rmv H"? " to J. H. HoweU. local paster. : ".Anna Lou Scott, postmis- 01 we Sanford post office, and P President of the group, will f the nrincinlo ailil W P local attorney, will de- e address of welcome, musical by Mr. and Mn J n1 nd Miss Jane Stentx. een 75 and 100 postmasters L i district "e expected to 0(1 we meeting Saturday night. fill 7. : ?n Tell MAY BE LOOKING room or flnarment. then you have a vacancy 3TTY1 V. . . "ie Deorjie about It a : Want Ad flte Mountaineer ords for 25c uniy Budget Over alf Million Dollars Freed After 27 Years Chester B. Duryea, 70, has bcconM a free man again after escaping trial for 27 yean because of legal tnsafiit-v fn th. .lAvinv ttt Mm 13.550.80 1 Hiram Duryea, The 1814 murder indictment was dropped by New York authorities because, tbty said, of inability ta assemble evi dence. Duryea was ruled sane ia 1940 and entered a "not guilty" plea. Miss McCaU, Public Health Nurse, Resists Work Here Miss Clara McCall, who has served as county public health nurse for the past three years, has re cently resigned her position with the health department here, and left this week for a visit with rela tive in Ohio. Miss McCall, who has made a fine record in her work here, has ac cepted a similar position with the Burke county health depart ment and will be located in Mor ganton. She will assume her new duties on August the 15th. 1941 Sale Of Fishing: Licenses Largest On Record A total of $2,731 was realized during the current year from the sales of fishing license, which ac cording to county game and fish warden G. C. Plott, is the largest amount ever recorded. The sales represented the pur chase of 2,029 licenses, with the following divisions: 195 state res ident hunting and fishing licenses; 46 non-resident fishing licenses; 149 state resident fishing permits; and 783 county resident fishing licenses, ' : : ' Property Being Advertised For Unpaid 40 Taxes The delinquent Ux list for Hay wood county is being advertised today, and will be sold on the first Monday in September. The delinauent list for the towns will be advertised next week and sold on the second Monday in Sep tember. .' Growds Pack Auditorium At Lake To Hear Dr. Yang and Dr. Stanley Jones ot t c.iiH seen 1 ne largest o""-j at Lake Junaluska in many sea- tons were prewu. v. 7 ii i iAarfaM Trr. interna tionauy unowu c)t nhina. I. i;. xang, w v..--r- - president of Soochow University, and UT. ii oLaujcjf ry in India, who U spending a year in the states in the interest of pro moting peace. Dr. Jones is a paci fist, who believes in the freedom ol conscience. He takes the position that whatever comes, the Christian church should hold together and not dChristianie either the paci fist or the non-pacifist. H MDe lieves that Christians in Amenca can work out a new worM Used on Christian principles and they hold sufficient balance of power to People Are Urged To Can All Types Of Food This Year Local Cannery Not Able To Fill Jobber Contracts, But Keeping Contracts With Growers. Due to weather conditions that have increased the market price of green vegetables the Hazel wood Mutual Cannery is now being forc ed to buy beans for canning at a much higher price than usual, it was learned yesterday from Frank Davis, general manager and field representative of the cannery- While the local cannery does not hope to be able under the conditions to fill all their contracts, to the jobbers they are making good their contracts with the farmer who have signed up acreage, in paying them green vegetable market prices. : The local condition is prevalent over the entire country according (Continued on page 7) Daniel Mathis, 97, Dies At Home Of Son In Newberry One Of Three Surviving Confederate Veterans Of Haywood County. Daniel Levi Mathis, 97, Confed erate veteran, died at the home of his son, Ulysses Mathis, in New berry; S. C on Tuesday, July 29th. his body was brought here for burial and last rites were conduct ed on Friday morning at the Camp Ground Methodist church in Clyde Burial was in Pleasant Hill eem- etery.vii..-,-'-t!f''" ' Grandsons served as pallbearers and granddaughters were in charge of "the flower. t " - - Mr. Mathis was one of three veterans of the War Between the States of Haywood county, the others being John Wood, of Way- npville and Captain AWen Howell, of Los Angeles, who resides with his daughter, Mrs. Jack Johnson. (Continued on page 7) Nancy Kirkpatrick Is Improving From Injuries Nancy Kirkpatrick was reported yesterday to be improving after no innl lsseeratlons and I 1 f concussion of the head last week when she fell from her bicycle on Maple street. She is now at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Kirk patrick, after spending six days in the Haywood County Hospital She ... A 1 t I is still connnea io ner ueu. The bicycle she was riding struck a rock, and she was thrown to the stieet. ; August Ushers In Festive Week In County Jail For dispensing hospitality Over the week-end the Haywood jail broke all records for the year 1941, so reports Wade McDaniels, jailer. From Saturday night through mid-night Sunday thirty-three persons were lodg ed in jail, making the largest number arrested during any week-end since the first of January.';'' In answer to the reason why. Jailer McDaniel shook his head and said "Too much liquor in town, I guess." determine the destiny of America and the race. Dr. Yang spoke at 11 a. m. on n,; Tnriav and Tomorrow. He was heard by approximately 2,000 persons; Dr. Jones spoxe at e p. m. on the Christian and the Present Crisis." At that. time an esti mated crowd of 3,000 overflowed the auditorium. Numbers stood or sat on the ground outside the ampitheatre. Many Methodist churches within a radius of 60 miles, including Central Metho dist church at Asheville, called in their Sunday night services in or der to be represented. Many of the summer residents carried their own chairs and benches were placed (Continued on page 7) Haywood Gives To '.TrrarTiriTrfTii r This is part of the scrap aluminum which has been given by citiiens of Haywood for the national defense program. Collections have been made in every section of in front of the court house. This Erk. Since then several truck TtraveJers point out that the amount gathered here is far above that of many counties several times the Annual County-Wide Farm Tour Set For 1 5 Filling Stations Observe Blackout; Gas Sales Increase Local gas stations are co operating one hundred per cent with the curfew restrictions, and are all closing promptly on the dot, it was learned from a check up yesterday. But the sale of gasoline the object of the blackout is not falling off yet, according to. . the operators contacted. Inyf stead they report an increase if there is any difference. Along about four o'clock the cars begin to turn in for gas in a steady stream that lasts until around 6:30 or 7 O'clock it was reported, in preparation for the emergency that may arrive after the closing hour. Last Rites Held For Mrs. C. E. Ray Sunday Afternoon Last rites were held at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the residence for Mrs. Charles Edwin Ray, 67, one of the most beloved women in this section who died at her home Friday evening at 6:30 o'clock. The Rev. W. L. Hutchins, superintend ent of the Waynesville district of the Western North Carolina Meth odist conference, officiated. Burial was in Greenhill cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were: J. H. Way, L. M. Killian, Oliver H. Shelton, C V. Bell, Paul Hyatt, and Ralph Prevost. Mrs. Ray was the widow of the late C. E. Ray, one of the most prominent citiiens of this com munity for many years and found er of C. E. Ray's Sons Department Store.-.;.'- She was ' a native of Waynes ville and was born on June 10, 1874, the daughter of the late Stephen J. and Mahalia Shook Shelton, both belonging to the old families of (Continued oa page 12) Rev. Mr. Huggin Is Improving After Suffering Injuries The condition of the Rev. J. G. Huggin, Jr., pastor of the First Methodist church here, who was knocked down and suffered severe cuts on the face last Thursday af ternoon, is reported much improv ed and will be able to conduct reg ular services Sunday. Mr. Huggin was struck by a bicyclist at Lake Junaluska, and following the accident was rushed to the Haywood County Hospital, where he remained for a day and night It was found that the eon cusion had ruptured the bridge of the nose and a bone had to be removed. It is. said that Mr. Huggin was standing at the door of a car talk ing to persons inside the automo bile when he was struck from be hind by the bicycle. The rider of the bicycle was re ported to be Carolyn Poole, colored, who works at Lake Junaluska. Defense Program wypKi-ss; the county and placed on the walk picture was made Friday by R. V. loads have been added to the pile. sise of Haywood. Around 500 persons are expected to make the fifth annual farm tour which will be held on Friday, the 15th, as announced by the county farm agents. The invita tion is extended to all residents of the county both in the rural sec tions and the towns ss well as to the tourists, as well as the boys and girls from the eight camps in the county. The tour is sponsored by the Haywood Mutual Soil Conservation Land Use Association composed of the 500 demonstration farmers in the county, said to be the largest I group in any county in the state. M? l. McCrackett'ta president, J. L Westmoreland, v vice president. Oder Burnett, secretary, and C. R, Liner, treasurer. Anyone wishing to take the tour who does not have means of trans portation are requested to contact the county agents' office and ar rangements will be made for them. At the stop for lunch at the noon hour the Civitan Club and the Lions Club, of Canton, the Rotary and the Lions Clubs of Waynesville and the Boosters Club, of Haselwood will join the tour; A number' of officials from State College, Raleigh, will come to Waynesville to join the tour and will make brief talks at the stops designated. The tour will start at Waynes ville at 9:30 (Daylight Saving (Contlnaed page 12) Local and Out-Of-Towir Artists On C. Of C. Program The following program was pre sented last Friday evening at the community Center at the regular open house which is observed each week in courtesy to the tourists. Edwin Poteate was in charge of the group singing; Mrs. Byron Sh ankle, violinist, accompanied by Miss Grace Crocker, pianist, played "Love's Greeting,- by Edward El gar, and "Sweet Mystery of Life." Eloise Martin, young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Martin, accom panied by her mother, gave two tap dances.' Miss Jane Stentx, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. J. Dale Stents, sang, "I Love You," by Grieg, and "Perfect Day," by Bond. Bronson Matney, accompanied by his grand mother, sang "Macbusla," "Won derful World," and "My Siater and L" - Officials Of Duke University Will Be On Duke Day Program At Lake Monday Next Monday, August 11, will be observed at Lake Junaluska Duke Day. A date of annual im portance on the calendar of the Lake Junaluska Assembly, Duke Day observance will be conducted under the joint auspices of the as sembly, the Lake Junaluska School of Religion now in session, and Duke University. Dr. Paul N. Garber, dean of the school of religion, of Duke Uni versity, and director of the Juna luska school of religion, is general chairman. Alumni, former students, and friends of Duke University, as well as summer residents here are in First Machine Set Yesterday In Shoe Plant The first machine of the Wellco Shoe Corporation was set up yes terday in the new plant just south of Haselwood. Officials of the company esti mated that about 10 days would be required to place all machines and set up other equipment. For several weeks the firm have had machines in operation in the vocational shop at the high school, and have had a group of girls tearing the process. "In view of the difficulty in get ting: machinery, we feel we have been most fortunate in getting all of our machines. They are all here and ready for placement in the factory it was pointed out. Serious Injuries Suffered When Bees Sting Truck Driver T. Leon Campbell; who suffer ed a severe back injury Friday morninir about 10 o'clock when a truck in which he was riding, driv en by William Scarborough, ran off the highway near the Welch farm on the Asheville road and was wrecked, is reported improving. Mr. Campbell was taken to the office of Dr. J. L. Reeves in Can ton, who took him to the Norburn Hospital in Asheville, where he has since been a patient It was learned yesterday that Mr. Camp bell would be removed to his home on Summit street, Biltmore, some time this week. The accident is said to have oc curred when a swarm of bees sud denly envolped the cab of the truck and began stinging the occupants af the car, including the driver, who tost control of the vehiele. Mr. Campbell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Campbell, of Way nesville. First Nationals Resources Reach New High Level For the first time in the history of the 37-year-old First National Bank, their resources passed the $1,300,000 mark -Monday,-according to James Nolamt, cashier. This was due to a general reflec tion of business from all sources, it was explained. While no de fense projects are underway here in the community, hundreds of cit izens from here have secured jobs in the defense work and are send ing money back home. Firms catering to tourists are enjoying an excellent season, the banker continued. Court House To Have Parking Space In Adjoining Lot Plans are to start filling dirt in the rock wall built around the lot adjoining the court house grounds, in the next few days which will provide a parking space for approximately 50 cars, for the accommodation of the public and county officials. The lot with a forty front foot age and extending 125 feet was acquired by the county commis sioners in 1938 with an idea of sometime in the future building additional, office room for the court house officials. With this in mind the stone wall has been built sufficiently deep and firm to serve as a foundation for any building that might be erect ed in the future. vited to take part in the activities. There, will be an old-fashioned country dinner on the auditorium lawn at 6 p. m and this will be followed by a public program in the auditorium. President R. L. Flowers, vice president Henry Dwire, Dr. Garber, will speak. A representative of the alumni will make the welcome address. Fol lowing the address, Charley Dukes, of Duke University, will show a motion picture film portraying the activities of a year at Duke. Prior to the public program there will be a band concert by the Way nesville township high school band at 7:00 p. m. 1 Better Business Reported In All Fields Of Activity Survey Made By The Moun taineer Reveals Encourag ing Reports Throughout. While the 1941 tourist season has been considered slow in gaining full speed, it ia now generally con sidered to be one of the best, if not the best this section has ever experienced. Hotels and guest and boarding houses are turning visitors away every night, so a check up with a number of places would indicate. Many report unusual number of reservations extending through September. It is said that there are more women and children among the visitors this year and that better business conditions are keeping the men at home. The Chamber of Commerce re ports that between 100 and 150 call for various types of informa tion each day at the offices. The post office reports that the receipts for July just passed only lack $2.47 in amounting to $1,000 increase over last July. In 1940 the receipts were $2,964.78 and this year for the same month have reached $3,963.31. Merchants report that they are enjoying the best summer business in the history of the community. Western Union messages have to taled more than $500 in July of this year, as compared to July of 1940, and business is still on the upgrade in the office. The tlephone company reports that business in July amounted to more than that of August of last July, in which the disastrous floods (Continued on page 7) Barbersville Baptist Church Was Dedicated Sunday The Barbersville Baptist church was dedicated Sunday with an im pressive program which started around 10 o'clock in the morning and lasted through 3 in afternoon with a picnic dinner on the grounds at noon. Ministers taking part on the pro gram included the Rev. William Pruitt. who organized the church. the Rev. Frank Leatherwood, the Rev. H. G. Hammett. the Rev. Kay Allen and the Rev. Avery Peek, pastor of the church. Mrs. R. N. Barber and the Rev. Kay Allen gave a history of the church, which was officially or ganized in 1925. Several years before that time Mrs. R. N. Barber started having the children in the section come to her home, now the residence of Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Barber, : Jr., for Sunday school classes. Gradually interest grew until the church was organized with 18 members. The congregation now . numbers -around 218 and the new church built of native stone has been erected at a cost of more than $5,000. 256 Persons Are Examined In T. B. Clinic In County Two hundred and fifty-six per sons were examined in Haywood county during the past week in the tuberculosis clinic which was held under the auspices of the dis trict health department in co-operation with the state board of health. Of this number 164 were examin ed in the Waynesville area during the three 'day clinic here, with 161 white persons and 3 colored in the group. ; The findings in the Waynesville area were as follows: new posi tive, 8; doubtful, 11; negative, 115; number advised to take home treatment 6; number advised X-ray, (Continaed on page 12) Musicians To Appear On Rotary Program Walter Vassar director of music at Lake Junaluska, will give a mu sical program at Rotary her Fri day, at 12:45 at the Hotel Gordon. -Mr. Vassar will present a number of talented musicians.

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